As Mick's personal trainer, I get asked a lot of questions. Why would he ever get out of his super-model encrusted bed to spend time with me at dawn? Does he use collagen? What drugs is he on? Does a 70-something rock star still get groupies? What the hell was Keith doing in that tree? The truth is, Mick isn't just a world class singer and a world class sex symbol, he's world class athlete and a world class businessman. He's just world class. He knows that time waits for no one, so he puts it all on the line. Plus, if you're going to charge people outrageous sums of money for tickets at huge stadiums, you better be in damn good shape to deliver a hell of a show. And that's where I come it.
The great Ohio Players frontman and guitarist LeRoy Bonner died January 26, 2013 at age 69. The following paragraphs were, inexplicably, cut out of the Times obit. A family member said preliminary tests indicated Mr. Bonner had died from the residual effects of a lifetime addiction to funk. “They said they had never seen a man with such a pronounced case of funk. It was everywhere. His clothes, his heart. All his major organs were covered in funk, just like the vocals, horn charts, and guitar riffs of the Players’ songs. Not to mention the album covers. Those covers were 100% funk.” A source in the medical examiner’s office noted that most of Mr. Bonner’s funkiest work was recorded before th